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Low-key approach is a vital part of the story
How much drama can you take out of a story and still have a story to tell? By the explosion-heavy standards of today’s Hollywood, writer/director Todd McCarthy’s Spotlight – which follows the real-life 2001 investigation by the Boston Globe into...
Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight has an abundance of two things: words and blood. For fans, the good news is that it is business as usual. For those who remain agnostic as to the rewards of the unique cinematic universe that the universe now...
Spielberg and Coens a winning combination
Moviegoers are a suspicious lot. I’ve been suggesting to whoever will listen that Bridge of Spies is a must-see film and in return I get side-ways glances, probably because the sell on the thing is so off-putting.
Solid performances and period perfection outweigh the patchy narrative
The Dressmaker opens with aerial shots of perfectly geometrical golden wheat-fields, crisscrossed by the straight lines of boundaries and roads. It’s like an artist’s cartoon version of Australian agriculture. Zooming in, a silver Pioneer bus...
First-look review
There are two good reasons to make what might otherwise seem an inessential new biopic of Ronnie and Reggie Kray -- and both of them, as it happens, take the formidable form of Tom Hardy. Playing both the infamously savage Cockney crime lords in...